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The O.A.C. Review (Ontario Agricultural College)

For 72 years, from 1889-1961, this magazine was published annually by and for students of the Ontario Agricultural College. It provides a rich source of historical information about the department and its alumni as well as the social and agricultural history of Ontario. Regular columns from the Ontario Agricultural College and the MacDonald Institute for Women provide ongoing commentary on student life, detailing the academic, athletic and social events of each year. Feature articles address the...



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This expanded Christmas issue contains a Christmas address from the Ontario Minister of Agriculture, and Christmas themed articles on Christmas customs and the meaning of Christmas. There are two short stories about Christmas. Agricultural articles pertain to bovine tuberculosis, fruit inspection, the investment in an agricultural education, the Short Courses offered at the O. A. C., well drilling, the fruit industry in Lambton County, and a demonstration in field drainage ditching. Poultry...
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Only portions of the articles in this issue are available. The agricultural articles address the relationship of plant physiology to agriculture, war and agriculture, the market for Ontario fruit in Western Canada, and the Caledon Township results of the Farm Management Survey. One student provides her impressions of being a Farmerette. Barbara Smith continues her short story. The Editorial contains several photographs showing the summer campus preparations. The Macdonald Institute column...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the versatility of Ayrshire cattle, the benefits of the Scrub Hen Campaign, and a report from the World's Dairy Congress. Other articles address the agricultural conditions in Northern China, and the effects of the Migratory Birds Treaty Act. One student writes of his experience working for the Department of Indian Affairs. The editorial comments about prohibition on campus, what to do with the minniewerfer war trophy, and the importance of...
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This summer issue's agricultural articles pertain to grading butter in Ontario, irrigation in Ontario, the Soil Survey of Ontario, growing peonies for the farm garden, and that the successful farmer utilizes electricity. Other articles address co-operative organization on Prince Edward Island, and a travel diary of a trip on the Canadian Pacific Railway from Toronto to Vancouver. Previously censored results of the 1914 O. A. C. Referendum are published in this issue. Also presented is an urban...
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Journalist, Arthur Hawkesメ contribution to this issue is a second article on the farmer as warrior and statesman. Agricultural articles pertain to the use of electricity to enhance crops, instructions for creating a fungicide for potatoes, crossbreeding cattle with bison, and a summary of the tractor short course at the college. Other articles address the novels of Thomas Hardy, a description of a meatpacking house, and a reminiscence of building a log barn. The serialized wartime story...
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The theme of this issue is athletics. There are articles regarding how physical activity can improve the person, how swimming is beneficial exercise for a farmer, and reports from all of the athletic clubs. The agricultural articles pertain to farm management, a tribute to the cow, how Bakewell improved livestock breeding in Britain, and the apple industry in Eastern Canada. The Experimental section contains two student theses. One on nutrition of livestock forage, and the other on mineral...
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This issue contains articles on political economy, logging on the West Coast, and cheese manufacturing. The agricultural articles pertain to farm management, the Short Courses offered by the College, and the Experimental Union's work on cereal hybridization. The Horticultural series continues with an article on current horticultural research. Campus articles summarize the work of the four student organizations: the Philharmonic Society, the Literary Society, the Y. M. C. A., and the Athletic...
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This issue's articles pertain to the art of forging metal, the entomology of the Oyster-shell Scale, seed and livestock judging, and the conformation of horses. The Experimental Union articles are regarding the necessity of fumigating flourmills and warehouses, and selecting better corn seed. The Horticulture column addresses fruit farming in Norfolk County and the co-operation of the Norfolk Fruit Growers' Association. A new column on poultry contains articles on the need for poultry...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to propagation suggestions from the Vineland Experimental Station, naming conventions for purebred animals, traditional farming methods in India, culling poor quality fruit trees, and proper barn ventilation. One article addresses the work of the United Farmers of Ontario to rectify towns in Northern Ontario after the calamity of the forest fires. An alumnus shares his reminiscence of the O. A. C. as it was in 1892-1893. Campus news reports on the...
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Conference addresses reprinted in this issue include an address regarding scientific co-operation and the dinner for Dr. Christie. Highlighted in this issue is a review of the exhibits at the College Royal with an article on the first prize exhibit, "The Modern Kitchen". Other articles address that students attending the dairy short course are also students of the college, the nitrate industry in Chile, and a report on the fiftieth annual meeting of the Ontario Agricultural and...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to research on soybeans and apiculture in Turkey. The Judging Teams are successful at the National Dairy Show and the Dairy Products competition. The Horticulture column features an article regarding the Rose Society of Ontario and their work with the College. Also published are the home addresses of the freshmen students. Other articles provide information on the Migratory Birds Convention Act of 1930, forcing bulbs in winter, vegetable diseases, and...
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This expanded Christmas issue contains a Christmas greeting from President Falconer of the University of Toronto. Articles featured are regarding the work of the District Representative in experimental agriculture in the rural schools, Canadian Pacific Railway's beatification of their grounds in Western Canada, the changes in public education to include vocational training, and the profitability of forestry in Ontario. The agricultural articles address the conformation of different classes of...
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This is a thematic issue on poultry. Articles report on the poultry industry in Maine, the future of the industry, poultry pathology, and the profitability of poultry. Agricultural articles address horse breeding, moisture in dairy products, and the profitability of farming in the Niagara Peninsula. Campus news includes activities of the Short Courses, Y. M. C. A., Massey Hall lecture, poultry club, the scarlet fever scare in Guelph, and the hockey season. The Macdonald Institute column...
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The highlight of the issue are the reprinted 1897 articles on college preparation and homesickness and an article on the inception of the O. A. C. Review. Agricultural articles pertain to the value of agricultural studies, propagating peonies, and the effects of ultraviolet light on plants. Campus news reports on the Fourth Year Farewell Dance. The Alumni column notes the reunion of the O. A. C. Alumni of Alberta, and alumni updates. The Macdonald Institute column highlights the Mac Hall Annual...
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This issue begins with articles by Dr. Zavitz reporting on the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union meeting and the field husbandry experiments conducted at the college. Students of the class of 1927 contribute the rest of the articles consisting of short stories and apple growing in the Annapolis Valley. The highlight of the campus news is the success of the annual Conversazione. Other campus news consists of the athletic results, the Freshman Skating Party, and the Macdonald Institute...
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This thematic issue highlights fruits, flowers and honey. Articles address the profitability of apple production in New Brunswick, fruit growing in British Columbia, the profitability of beekeeping, how farm gardens improve the surroundings of farms, and greenhouse cucumber production. The Experimental Union article pertains to improving plant breeding. The Poultry column builds upon the previous issue's column and addresses the rearing of chicks. The featured campus news is regarding the...
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This issue's articles address the best practice of locating farm building for water drainage, a visit to the Trappist Monastery at Oka Quebec, increasing profitability of dairy cattle through breeding, and rice growing is Arkansas. Agricultural articles pertain to the desired conformation of a Saddle Horse, the profitability of the French Canadian cattle, and techniques of plant hybridization. The Horticulture column continues the article on fruits from Florida regarding pecans and persimmons....
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This issue continues the address given by Sir Clifford Sifton at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Professor Unwin concludes his series on Canadian literature. Agricultural articles pertain to the potato industry in British Columbia, how modern conveniences contribute to rural prosperity, management of the European corn borer, and preserving eggs. Included is an article on the forest fieldwork and aerial photography conducted at Sioux Lookout. Campus news highlights the...
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This issue begins with a welcome to the new Provincial Minster of Agriculture. The agricultural article pertains to how motorized transportation has led to the profitability of the Okanagan fruit industry. The Livestock and Dairy Products Judging Teams are featured in two articles. While the Poultry column explains the nutritional value of eggs. Reprinted is an article describing the danger of Blister Rust to the White Pine forests of Canada. Campus news reports on the paved road building...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to Russian agricultural practices, the migration of the Bobolink, two articles that debate the Scrub Bull Campaign, and the advantages of the new moto-milking machine. Other articles address the need for efficient highway transportation to access the natural resources in Canada, the portrayal of morality in the cinema, and the beautification of the home. A student evaluates the lecture method used in teaching at the college. Articles regarding the...
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Continuing this month are photographs of the Massey Library and the Dairy Building (Food Science building). Highlighted in this issue is an article regarding the newly introduced farm implement - the harvester-thresher. An interesting article reports on the cast of "Our Gang" promoting the McCormick-Deering cream separator. Agricultural articles pertain to the uses of beeswax, and the Soil Survey of Ontario. Other articles provide a travelogue written by Mr. O. McConkey, and the dates...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to increasing soil fertility with the use of lime, cultivating cover crops on orchard soil, the Ontario egg trade, and the profitability of fur farming. Another article provides some observations of Canadian Clydesdales at the International Stock Show in Chicago. Printed in this issue are two shorts stories by Charles G. D. Roberts and Justus Miller. The Macdonald column contains an article, with photographs, of the Homemakers' Clubs of Saskatchewan,...
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This issue begins with an address given by Professor Dean regarding agriculture as a measure of gross domestic product. Other articles pertain to the sheep industry in Lanark County, a travel diary of Cuba, experiences of a first time skier, and etiquette tips for travellers. Professor Unwin contributes an article regarding the literature of Arnold Bennett. The highlight of the campus news are the examination results for the O. A. C. and Macdonald Institute. The editorial comments on...
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This issue begins with a profile of the herd sires at the College. The address given by Dr. Christie's at the Canadian Manufacturer's Association, an article on the development of the Canadian Society of Technical Agriculturists, and three letters by O. A. C. freshmen explaining why they enrolled at the College are reprinted in this issue. Other articles pertain to the reports of the National Federation of Canadian University Students and the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union, the...
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This issue's articles include the Farmer's Club movement in Ontario, agricultural education in Massachusetts, encouraging native nut tree cultivation in Ontario, student livestock judging, and the poultry industry in Alberta. The Experimental article is regarding various forms of agricultural extension education. The Horticulture column continues the article on Ontario's apples, and using Hairy Vetch as a ground cover. Campus news covers the At Home promenade, the Massey Hall lecture, and...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to controlling houseflies, caring for the mare and foal during foaling season, an explanation of soil surveys, utilizing weed seeds for poultry food, and the soil requirements for tobacco. Other articles include the place of the school in the rural community, the future of agriculture after the war, and the Silver Black Fox industry. Campus news reports on the results of the elections for the college organizations, and the results of the baseball...
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This issue continues the address given by Sir Clifford Sifton at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Agricultural articles pertain to the economic crisis in agriculture, breeding Shorthorn cattle, the work of the British Columbia Land Settlement Board, and Dr. Zavitz' article on grain production. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature with an examination of the poets of the Great War. The second prize story of the O. A. C. Review competition is printed...
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This issue begins with a short story contributed by a student. Agricultural articles pertain to the dairy research conducted on campus and the Silver Wyandotte. Other articles address the experience of producing a theatre production, the production by the Union Literary Society, and W. H. Hudson's contribution to literature. Campus news reports on the success of the annual stock sale, the ongoing debate regarding the war trophy Amelia, and the athletic activities. The Alumni column provides an...
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The new school year begins with an article on the prospects for the 1913 rugby season, conducting a civil initiation of the new students, and advice on how a student should begin the new school year. Agricultural articles pertain to the profitability of beekeeping, and heredity in poultry. Printed in this issue is a short story by W. D. Hulbert. This issue also contains a report on the Student Co-operative Movement and the bylaws of the Co-operative Supply Department of the O. A. C. The...
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This issue's focus is on the Short Courses offered by the O. A. C. in the agricultural topics of stock and seed judging, poultry, and fruit growing. Agricultural articles pertain to trade protection, agricultural economics of the dairy industry, and the improvement of cereal grains through hybridization. The focus of the Horticultural article is the co-operative movement in Ontario. Campus articles report the visit of Ontario legislators to the O. A. C. and the events of the Union Literary...
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This issue begins with an article regarding a historical landmark on campus - the refuge of William Lyon Mackenzie. Agricultural articles pertain to the Gypsy Moth in Canada, feeding baby chicks, and the sugar industry in Cuba. This month's prize wining essay is on how machinery has become exalted. Horticultural articles pertain to saving girdled trees, and beautifying rural homes. The apiculture article provides instructions on how to build beehives. Campus news reports on the annual public...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to fruit crops on the Canadian Prairies, cold storage of fruits and vegetables, and obtaining tree saplings for reforestation. Printed in this issue is the first prizewinning technical article on Ontario butter, and the second prizewinning short story. Two student articles provide an overview of Macdonald Agricultural College in Quebec and its similarities to the Ontario Agricultural College and Macdonald Institute, and the conditions at the Six...
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The highlight of this issue is the examination results for the O. A. C. students. Two articles focus on the search for summer employment and potential employment in journalism. Agricultural articles pertain to poultry club work in New Brunswick, and rearing queen bees for the apiary. A student provides an essay on traveling to Netherswell Manor in England, while Professor Unwin comments on British imperialism. The editorial addresses the progress on the building of War Memorial Hall. Campus...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to genetics in the poultry industry, plant pathology, cattle breeding in the Netherlands, and the European corn borer. There is also an article on flower arrangement. Campus news reports on a brief history of War Memorial Hall, the success of the Halloween Dance, and awards won at the Plowing Match. The Alumni column provides an update of alumni activities. The Macdonald Institute column highlights a visit to the Good Housekeeping Institute directed...
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This issue begins with an article by G. H. Unwin encouraging students to put their energy into post-war reconstruction. Ethel Chapman provides her perspective on women and careers. This issueメs articles address such topics as: vitamins in nutrition, college life in Heidelberg, how automobiles will change courtship, a review of the newly built Mill's Hall, and how to balance extracurricular activities with college studies. Published in this issue is the first prize-winners of the Annual Review...
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This spring issue has student essays on the Ontarian pioneer's contribution to agriculture, the romance of Canadian history, a student's experience as a fire ranger, and hazing in British schools. Agricultural articles pertain to insects that infest seeds, cement tile for field drainage, a local Jersey cow that set a world's record in milk production, the demand for Canadian apples in Great Britain, and demonstration work in orchards. The Experimental column contains an article on the...
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This winter issue highlights the victory the O. A. C.'s stock-judging team at Chicago with the winning of the Spoor Trophy. Agricultural articles include the benefits of dairy research, Farmer's Institutes in Ontario, the Provincial Winter Fair in Guelph, and the International Live Stock Exposition in Chicago. The Experimental articles pertain to the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union's annual meeting and a history of the Rothampstead Experimental Station. The Horticultural series...
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The new school year begins with articles on principles of agricultural co-operation, the experience of teaching in Alberta, improving forage crops, and breeds of draft horses. The Experimental column contains articles on how grain seed has acclimated in Eastern Canada, and that alfalfa is Ontario's leading forage crop. The Horticulture column's article is about the development of fruit growing across Canada. While the Poultry articles describe a model poultry processing plant, and displaying...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to preparing wool for market, raising ducks, growing corn, and the Illinois Soil Survey. Other articles review different breeds of ponies, the swarming impulse in bees, and notes on the College's new breeding stock of Dairy Shorthorns. Printed in this issue is a short story and an article on the revival of the art of story telling. The Athletics column provides an update on the indoor track meet and the baseball game with Macdonald College. The Alumni...
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The new school year begins with several articles regarding agricultural education; reprinted from other journals. The student-authored articles pertain to professional agriculture, a course in photography, preventive farm maintenance, preparing the stable for winter, and investing in a tractor. Articles contributed by women include a city dweller's impression of the country and the farmwoman of the day. Campus news features the opening of the college and the initiation of the freshmen. The...
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This issue begins with an article by President Reynolds regarding agricultural education in rural schools. Agricultural articles address breeding vegetable crops and the benefits of calf clubs to create interest in the dairy industry. Other articles provide information regarding the International Institute of Agriculture, the work of the Canadian Department of Agriculture's Health of Animals Branch, and departmental work of the Dominion Experimental Farms. Professor Unwin starts a new series of...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to root room in crop production, winter injury in fruit trees, the use of gas tractors on the farm, cleaning weed seeds from crop seed, the conformation of the Shire horse, breeding potatoes to be disease resistant, and comparing various crops for the best yields. Other articles include a satirical short story, the potential in the formation of the United Farmers' Co-operative Company, and an opinion on student housing by an alumnus. Campus news...
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This issue's student contributions are articles on travelling in Burma and the memoirs of Tennyson. Agricultural articles address the farm labor shortage, the selection of plants for propagation, how summer fallow affects soil fertility, and the new experiments with alfalfa at Guelph. Horticultural articles pertain to the promotion of box packaging for apples and the need for extermination of Gypsy and Brown Tail Moths. Campus articles report on the field day results, activities of the Union...
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This issue begins with an article by Agnes MacPhail on public schools providing education on Canadian citizenship. Highlighted in this issue is an article regarding the childhood of John McCrae, who was once Dean of English at the O. A. C. Other articles pertain to agricultural education in Ontario. Agricultural articles address successful rations for chicks, the wool industry, and propagating flowering shrubs. The editorial mentions the War Memorial Chimes Fund being used for furniture and a...
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The highlight of this issue are the examination results for the O. A. C. students. Agricultural articles pertain to the objectives of the poultry course at the O. A. C. and propagating gladiolus. Other articles provide instructions on how to build a temporary stage for community theatre productions and comments on co-operative marketing of farm products. Campus news reports on the activities of the closing of the school year. The Alumni column provides an update of alumni activities. This issue...
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Highlighted in this issue is the proposed programme for the Ontario Agricultural College's fiftieth anniversary celebrations. Other articles pertain to the manufacturing of butter, the strength of co-operative associations, and agricultural education by correspondence courses. The third prizewinning short story by a student is published in this issue. Campus news reports on the public speaking contest, the sophomore and Masonic banquets, and the athletic results. The Alumni column provides an...
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Highlighted in this issue is an article regarding Mill's Hall and a tribute to former President James Mills. Other articles address landscape design for residential lots, the success of the O. A. C. Stock Judging Team, and the dairy industry in Manitoba. An update to the War Memorial Hall campaign includes an editorial on the creation of a Book of Remembrance. A faculty member of the Macdonald Institute contributes an article on microorganisms and home nursing. The highlight of the campus news...
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This issue begins the new school year with an appeal to the students for them to engage with the college clubs and societies. Agricultural articles pertain to agricultural practices in South Africa and Japan, and the organization of the Agricultural Engineers Group of the C. S. T. A. The Departmental Notes column provides introductory information for each of the college departments. While the College (campus) news outlines the executive committees for the prominent campus clubs. There is an...
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The highlight of this issue are the O. A. C. examination results and biographical details of each of the graduating men. The few articles that are included in this issue encourage the students to broaden their horizons, and relate their schoolwork to life after college. The technical supplement contains three articles contributed by an alumnus, a faculty member, and a student. The Macdonald Institute column provides a student's experience with demonstration work, the Junior's dinner for the...
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This issue begins with two articles from the Department of Agriculture regarding exporting beef cattle and hogs. Agricultural articles pertain to the improvement of New Brunswick agriculture, creating an insect collection, and the Ontario Agriculture and Experimental Union meeting. Other articles address Tom Thompson's contribution to Canadian art and the college's acquisition of his painting, "The Drive". Student contributions include a short story, a war remembrance, and a travel...
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There are four articles in this issue. The first article features how agricultural education and the electrification of farm labor may address rural depopulation. The second article pertains to the business side of farming and that with careful business practices, accurate record keeping, and economic co-operation, farming may be a profitable endeavor. The next article summarizes the history, curriculum, and attitudes toward agricultural education in Ontario ranging from the public school level...
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This is a thematic issue devoted to agricultural engineering and highlights some of the labor saving machinery that have improved farming by 1908. Campus articles include reports from the Y. M. C. A. conference and Athletics Association, and the examination results of the top twenty students. The Macdonald Institute features a report on Macdonald College in Quebec. Alumni news is available in the Our Old Boys column. This issue features stories by alumni, one who attended O. A. C. in 1874 and...
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This is a thematic issue devoted to the graduating classes of O. A. C. and Macdonald Institute. Articles include President Creelman's address to the students, a history of O. A. C. Class of 1910, biographical sketches and photographs of the Class of 1910, a history of the Macdonald Hall Class of 1910, and biographical sketches and photographs of the Macdonald Hall Class of 1910. Agricultural articles pertain to profitability of farming, studies in plant genetics at Ste. Annes, the value of an...
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This issue feature two debates regarding women's contribution to farm life and the Rural Home question. Articles also pertain to using a professional tiler for land drainage, propagating beans in Ontario, utilizing Thoroughbred stallions to improve horse stock in Canada, the need for a law governing dairy sanitation, and cultivation of potatoes. Two articles feature the use of natural and commercial fertilizers. The science of living article is continued in this issue. Articles regarding...
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This expanded Christmas issue contains articles on the farming heritage in Christmas celebrations, a travel log of a Roman holiday, the Christmas spirit in the writings of Dickens, and the Conservation Movement in agriculture. The Experimental Union article addresses creating varieties of wheat with high gluten content. The Horticulture column features an article by E. D. Smith reporting on Niagara district fruit and an outlook for fruit growers for 1912. The Poultry column contains reviews of...
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This issue contains articles on Spain, the best method of pruning apple trees, early sprouting of planted oat seed, maintenance of a gasoline engine, a career in agricultural journalism, the profitability of cleaner milk, and agricultural education with special exhibits on trains. The poultry articles pertain to artificial incubation, the profitability of combining poultry with bees and apples, producing the best eggs for hatching, and updates from the O. A. C. poultry department. Campus news...
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The theme of this issue of the New Year is livestock judging with articles on the success of the O. A. C. judging team at Chicago and the educational value of livestock judging. Agricultural articles pertain to feeding dairy cattle during milk production, farming as an occupation, field drainage, and egg production. Printed in this issue are the second place winners of the O. A. C. Review's competition in short stories and poems. Campus news addresses the deferred examination due to the Spanish...
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Three articles in this issue focus on Northern Ontario and address agricultural co-operation, farming opportunities, and how trapping is evolving into fur farming. Other agricultural articles address environmental influences on fruit trees, a book review of "Canadian Dairying", the production of seed grain, hatchability of eggs for a healthy flock, how rural living contributes to a wholesome life, and concern for farming with the increase in urbanization. The Macdonald column reports...
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This issue's articles consist of an overview of the fruit industry in Canada, the destructiveness of the Cherry Fruit Fly, the profitability and nutrition of milk, contamination of eggs, and an ornithological observation of flycatchers. Two secondary school teachers provide their perspective on agricultural education, and domestic science education in secondary schools. A wartime article advocates the benefits of vaccinating soldiers against typhoid. Campus news includes an allegory for an O....
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to preventing falsification of dairy records, the challenges of livestock judging, protecting buildings against lightning, fruit tree propagation, maintaining farm equipment, and marketing dairy products. Other articles address agricultural prosperity, and how the war has changed the chemical industry particularly for industrial dyes. The farm power column continues its topic of maintenance of gasoline engines. The highlight of the campus news is...
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This issue's articles feature the inception of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, a brief history of the farm management department, purchasing sheep in Great Britain, the fruit industry in British Columbia, and a student's account of the Student Volunteer Movement Convention in Iowa. Continued in this issue are the travel diary of a canoe trip on the Atikokan River, an alumnus' reminiscence of Scotland, and the wartime biographical sketch titled "Apres la Guerre". While the farm...
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The theme of this issue is rural improvement. Some articles on rural improvement focus on rural education, as a way to combat the farm labor shortage, to relieve the monotony of farm life for the famer's wife, and Saskatchewan's Circulating College utilization of the Better Farming Train. Agricultural rural improvement articles consist of the preservation of food, the importance of vigorous potato stock, the value in painting barns, the profitability of commercial fertilizers, the need for a...
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The theme of this issue is regarding seeds and potato production. Agricultural articles address seed supply and maximizing the yield from seed crops. Articles that pertain to potatoes relate to potato diseases and profitability of growing potatoes in Northern Ontario. The Query column answers agricultural queries send in by subscribers. Campus news provides a summary of the activities of athletic endeavors, the theatre production of Queen Esther, and meetings of the Live Stock Club and...
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This issue's articles address agricultural colleges and their contribution to rural education, occupations in forestry, the disposition of horses in the urban environment, developing Alfalfa Clover in Canada, and an overview of horticultural education. The editorial advocates for a rink on campus and comments on the legislation of amusements at agricultural fairs. Campus news reports on the Y. M. C. A., the Union Literary Society, a successful Conversazione, the Poultry Institute, and the O. A....
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This issue begins with an editorial regarding the success of the Short Course. The Short Course provides men and women the opportunity to visit the College and investigate if they are interested in attending the College full-time. Agricultural articles pertain to the agricultural potential of Northern Ontario, Dr. Christie's address at Purdue University, Australian agriculture, and wages for English farm workers. Campus news reports the Christmas examination results, the results of the student...
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This Christmas issue contains articles on the need for democracy and lawfulness, the forthcoming International Disarmament Conference, and the creation of Remembrance Day. J. M. Roxburg is profiled in the continuing column on successful O. A. C. graduates. A new Literary Notes column provides suggestions from the English Department and information on literary extracurricular activities. Campus news reports on the success of the O. A. C. teams at the Royal Winter Fair, the International...
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The highlight of this issue are guidelines in preparing animals and exhibits, including photography, for the forthcoming College Royal competitions. This issue begins with a photograph of the Portico before the demolition of the Old Residence. The success of the 28th Annual Conversazione and a historical review of the third Conversazione in 1906 are included in this issue, as well as, the winter athletics activities. The Macdonald Institute column reports on the women's social teas and parties,...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the field experimental work of the Chemistry Department, the nuisance of starlings, utilizing honey as a daily commodity, and the best seed available to farmers. The horticulture article suggests using mulch paper to prevent the growth of weeds. Other articles address the changes in faculty in the Agricultural Economics Department, an obituary for Dr. J. W. Robertson, and the success of the ice cream course at the College. Contributed to this...
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This issue ends the school year and publishes the O. A. C. final examination results. This includes photographs of winning teams and executive committees. Highlighted in this issue is the creation of the Wade Toole Memorial Trophy awarded to the winning exhibit at the College Royal. This trophy is a tribute to the professor that initiated the creation of the College Royal. Agricultural articles pertain to the artificial insemination of queen bees, pesticides, and fungicides. Other articles...
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This issue begins with an article by Professor Tomlinson regarding the cultivation of roses. Reprinted in this issue are articles on agricultural education in Europe, and the evolution of the public market for agricultural products. Alumnus S. E. Percival writes of his experience as Assistant to the Agent General for Ontario. Also in this issue is a biography of the playwright Eugene O'Neill. The editorial comments on the need for Canadian patriotism and citizenship. The Alumni column provides...
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This issue begins with an article from the Minister of Agriculture regarding the vocation of farming. The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the World Poultry Congress scheduled in 1927 and the industry of fruit farming. While student contributed articles, address the nutrition of milk, a comedic look at cattle, and the dietary need for vitamins. The highlight of this issue is the O. A. C. examination results. Other campus news reports on the O. A. C. Stock Judging Team, the I. O....
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This issue begins with an article by C. D. Jarvis on agricultural education in the high schools of Ontario. President Reynolds provides an endorsement of the book "The Men of Kildonan" by alumnus Jack McCulloch. Another alumnus, J. MacArthur Russell writes of the creation of the Singapore Naval Base. Agricultural articles pertain to agricultural colleges in India, the importance of salt for horses, research at the Dominion Experimental Farm in Nappan, Nova Scotia, the sheep and wool...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to soil microbiology for agriculture, the fruit industry in British Columbia, and the use of scorecards to judge the quality of milk. Horticultural articles address the award-winning rose from the Experimental Farm at Ottawa, the progress of rose cultivation in Canada, and plant registration regulations. Other articles focus on the improvements of farm machinery, and the Migratory Birds Convention Act. The Alumni column provides an update of alumni...
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This issue contains two articles regarding agricultural work in foreign countries. A survivor of the Nanking Incident writes one of these articles. Other contributions include an article on the colonization of Western Canada written by the Director of the C. N. R., and articles written by students of the Class of 1927. Student articles include a short story, work on a northern experimental station, food science for the baker, and the 1927 World's Poultry Congress in Ottawa. Continued in this...
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This issue begins with a photograph of the entry to the Dairy Building. Noted in this issue is that the O. A. C. Review Constitution was amended to have an editorial Board that includes members of the editorial staff, faculty and alumni association. This issue includes articles on the development of the Canadian Society of Technical Agriculturalists, the success of Glenburn Farms, the availability of good seed provided by the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union, and a review of the...
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